Our History • Serving Our Community since 1972

12.30.2016: Letter to National President Wanda Gordils from Nely Galan about The Adelante Movement.

The "Profiles of Puerto Rican Women" series of celebrations/awards existed as early as  1983.  The image here is from the 1986 event.  If you would like to see a copy for yourself you can click here to download a copy for your review.  Other historical documents of this kind will be shared here as well.

Historical Roster of NACOPRW NY Presidents

Carmen Perez 1973 - 1975
Gladys E. Rivera 1975 - 1978
Lucia Ramirez 1978 - 1979
Aurora Mojica 1980 - 1981
Luisa E. Rivera 1982 -  1983
Noemi Santana 1984 - 1986
Alice Cardona 1986 - 1987
Carlota Marduro 1988 - 1989
M. Padin Bialo 1990
Inocencia Cosme 1990 - 1991
Lory R. Alcala 1991 - 1994
Nilsa Olivero 1994 - 1995
Nereida Caxias 1996 - 1997
Carmen Velazquez 1997 - 1999
Betty Lao 2000 - 2003
Michelle Centeno 2004 - 2007
Edith Padilla 2008 - 2009
Maria T. Centeno 2010 - 2011
Michelle Centeno 2012 - present